H.R.2528: To establish a task force in the Department of Veterans Affairs to assess the retention and training of claims processors.

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Sponsor Dina Titus, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 26, 2013
Latest Major Action July 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a task force to assess retention and training of claims processors and adjudicators that are employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other federal agencies.

Directs the task force to:

  • identify key skills required by claims processors and adjudicators throughout the federal government;
  • identify reasons for employee attrition from claims processing positions;
  • develop a government-wide strategic and operational plan for promoting employment of veterans in claims processing positions;
  • establish performance measures to assess such plan and its implementation and revise such plan as appropriate;
  • coordinate with educational institutions to develop training and educational programs to prepare members of the Armed Forces for such employment;
  • identify and coordinate offices of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the VA to provide information about, a...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
June 26, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
June 26, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs